Thomas Lux’s “The Voice You Hear When You Read Silently” is a poem that speaks about the inner voices that you hear when you are reading. Then it will speak about the words that you remember can trace back memories. Throughout this poem, Lux demonstrates tone, figure of speech, theme, structure, and imagery to make his audience to impart in the message that your own voice truest. When Lux wrote this poem, he wanted his audience to understand the tone of voice that he was speaking with. Lux had two tones that he was speaking: In the beginning, Lux was speaking in a formal tone because in the poem he used “you” and “your”.
Poetic devices are important in literature because they help to convey a message, add spontaneity to a poem, and give the reader a strong visual. Some poems are lengthy, and some poems can be very short, however when analyzed, they all express a deeper message. For example, when examining the poem, "The Changeling," by Judith Ortiz Cofer, the reader can easily spot the important message which the author is trying to reveal to the reader through the use of poetic devices. When closely reading this poem, the language and the terminology applied by Cofer enhances the readers ability to make connections between the theme of this poem and how it can be applied to real world scenarios. The poetic devices incorporated into the poem, "The Changeling," reflect on how young children interpret gender roles in their own way.
To me I felt like I was in the story or poem because its just the understanding of what the writer is trying to say that made me grow a connection to the story or poem. One of the writings that really made me think and connect to it was “The Caged Bird”, another writing that also had a significant connection to was “The Awakening.” Both of these readings made me have some sort of connection with them even though they both have a similar and different meaning. In the poem “The Caged
Poe uses strong words such as “demons” to help readers understand how strong the love was between the man and Annabel Lee and to help them make a connection to it. Last but not least, the poem “The Raven” is also an example of word choice. In the poem, Poe writes “Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,” Poe uses word choice in this poem because he uses words such as “weak and weary” to emphasise the emotions he had and help the reader have a connection to his poem. Overall, Poe uses word choice in all of his poems to help readers make a connection to his writing. All in all, Edgar Allan poe uses imagery and word choice in all of his poems.
The author uses rhyming, repetition, religious words, we/our statements, and words of pain to portray this rhetorical purpose. The author uses rhyming like most poets do. It makes the poem more enjoyable to read. He also uses repetition. The phrase, “we wear the mask”, starts and ends the poem.
Ambrose Bierce’s grim word choice and guiding nature is present throughout his poetry. Bierce intentionally guides his audience into learning lessons. When he was in the army, Bierce met General Hazen, whom he admired and viewed as a father figure. He valued Hazen’s opinions and his silent-mentor persona was likely developed by Bierce’s experience with Hazen. His guiding nature is shown in “Decalogue.” Oddly enough, the entire poem is filled with lessons.
Poetry has always been used as a literary art form to express one’s intense emotions or feelings, but does poetry have a true meaning of reflecting on people’s lives? Despite of the situation the reader may be going through, many people find comfort in poetry to recover and discover new meanings in their lives by relating to the author’s intense literary point of view. Through my journey with poems, I try to see the eye of the author and feel one’s emotions by rereading this type of literature. On this journey, I discover new meanings and different interpretations from John Donne’s “The Flea” that reflects contemporaneous events. John Donne’s poem “The Flea” is a soft poem, however it contains a hard betrayal and heartbreak that challenges
People in the world live their day to day lives with a mask, and how close that mask is to their true self is individual to each person. Some create a mirror of themselves and some create complete contrasts, hiding what lies underneath. Edward Arlington Richard in his poem Richard Cory uses word choice, mood, and imagery to show the differences between a man’s outward appearance and his deep underlying depression. A poet normally writes their poems with a purpose, each line framed, each word thought through. A poet’s word choice can set a reader up with an exact frame of mind.
An example of imagery is: “Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May.” This is referring to the sight. I will link the poem to the learner profile caring because the poet is caring about his beloved one and he is caring about not losing her. Also I link the poem to risk-taker because the poet had the risk to come up and talk to us about his beloved one. Also, I chose open minded to us because he is talking about what his philosophies in the poem. And even the usage of thinker because he thinks of the words that we writes by using the emotional
This prompt lets me express myself, and that is why I chose it. 2. The style of punctuation and the amount that I use punctuation varies throughout the poem. I did this on purpose. In the first stanza of the poem, I try to emulate Sylvia Plath in that I use enjambment to separate ideas to help the reader discern what is important.
I chose this song because I appreciated the correlation of personal history of Ed Sheeran connecting to his audience to add to the level of empathy in his lyrics. Doing this short essay showed me the point of poems is for the subject to leave an affect on the reader, so I felt that highlighting the allusion, simile, and personification gave an implication of knowing the deep meaning behind the music. Realizing the purpose of this piece communicating the sentiment, idea, and concept let me wring out the expression of emotion Sheeran used in this particular song. Also recollecting that this song is performed for a show known as Sons of Anarchy which is a dramatic program about bikers specifically, however correlates with all sorts of topics.
In this module journal I will look to describe relevance and meaning of the poem Did I Miss Anything? Something I will look to do is to show who exactly is speaking in the poem and why it is clear it is these such people who are speaking. I also will look to show the viewpoints that both sides have and try to balance them out to show which side gives the better argument, this will also follow on from the people who are speaking and thus could be reason to why certain viewpoints rise. This will also help to show how each side of the argument feels and the reason why they feel it. Finally, I will look to shed light on the poem towards my own personal experiences in similar situations or environments.